Clinical and biological characterization of Male Breast Cancer: an international EORTC, BIG, TBCRC and NABCG intergroup study- TBCRC 029

Investigator: Hope Rugo, MD
Sponsor: Johns Hopkins University

Location(s): Egypt; Greece; Mexico; Peru


Rationale: Gathering medical information and tumor samples from patients with male breast cancer may help doctors learn more about the disease.

Purpose retrospective part: to perform a large international retrospective analysis of clinical and biological data of male BC patients treated in the participating centers from 1990 to 2010.

Purpose prospective part: to create a registry of men with breast cancer for a period of 30 months (starting early 2014).

Sponsors and Collaborators
European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer - EORTC
Breast International Group
the North American Breast Cancer Group
Swiss Group for Clinical Cancer Research
ICORG- All Ireland Cooperative Oncology Research Group
Borstkanker Onderzoek Groep
Swedish Association of Breast Oncologists
Hellenic Cooperative Oncology Group
Hellenic Oncology Research Group
Latin American Cooperative Oncology Group
Translational Breast Cancer Research Consortium